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La Bella Vita

High Street | Westport, Westport, Ireland
+353 98 29771
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (53 reviews)
“tiramisu” (23 reviews)
“carpaccio” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
High Street | Westport, Westport, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great cosy and relaxed atmosphere. Well presented tasty dishes. We had arancini, smoked salmon with penne, creamy straccetti (chicken strips, mushroom with a sauce and crispy vegetables with rosemary) and tiramisu. All the courses were beautifully prepared. Service is excellent, thanks to their great staff....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vini13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very atmospheric and cute restaurant. The service is great, very friendly and professional. The food was superior, we had the calamari and the lobster ravioli special and all are delicious. Prices are very reasonable for what you get and the wine list is decent as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank whittersDublin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Real authentic Italian food. Very nice meal. Staff were friendly. Lacked atmosphere, restaurant was busy but the quiet music made it feel you could hear everyone's conversation.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AngryHungryBear
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed in Westport for two nights and we stumbled upon this gem of a restaurant our first night. The food was amazing and our waiter was very attentive to our experience. My wife had the special crabmeat ravioli and I had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alexander G
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Great food in a nice intimate place. Our waiter ( he could have been the owner?) was so charming and attentive it made the whole experience very memorable it was by far the best night we had during our trip.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anne O
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We stay near Westport for a week each year usually in October, this restaurant is the one we choose to visit above others, the room is cosy, the food is lovely, and the Italian host holds it all together and makes it a memorable experience👌

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Was here a few years back and was less impressed. Waiter as is stated here is entertaining and great with kids.. food wise I enjoyed my spicy sausage on bread starter as was the bruschetta For mains I had a seafood languine and we had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank alang892
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Small, intimate Italian restaurant (visited twice in four days), excellent food, wine selection, service and reasonably priced

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Compass773748
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Recommended by our' foodie' relative (a great cook too) we found this small restaurant in the rain and were very pleased. Small, friendly service and great food. These people work really hard to make everything-preparation and presentation perfect all around. Not as small as it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank moretosee043
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We had a great dinner here on a Saturday night. Just getting into town we didn’t have a reservation, but they accommodated us. I had the gnocchi, and my wife had the Bella Vita pasta, both were great as well as the special salad of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Laura M
16 August 2018|
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Response from suzry | Reviewed this property |
Not really. Tables on ground floor are very close together and the bathroom is upstairs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Westport, Westport, Ireland (Formerly La Belle Vita)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +353 98 29771
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